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Established by the Zapotec civilization in the 5th century B.C.E. Monte Alban flourished for 1,500 years until its eventual collapse.
Many of Chacmultún’s most imposing structures were built atop hills. While this practice is very common in other regions of Mesoamerica, it is very rare in the extremely flat northern Yucatan.
As anyone who follows this column knows, the breadth and depth of Maya ruins in Yucatán state alone is simply too much for any...
During the late post-classic San Gervasio grew to be one of the Maya’s most important ceremonial centers in the Costa Oriental Region.
Ya'axtal Park in Mérida, Yucatán is one place people regularly pass by. But few have any idea of the archaeological wonders it hides within.
Chen Hó is one of Mérida’s most frequented archaeological sites and is often described as the city’s first suburb.
Left undisturbed for an unknown number of years, a Maya stela depicting a god and a goddess was discovered at Uxmal in the Yucatán...
During antiquity, Playa del Carmen was known as Xaman Há, which in the Yucatec-Mayan language, roughly translates as northern waters.
One of the least-known urban archaeological sites is a cluster of Mayan structures located just behind a pair of gleaming luxury condo towers in the Altabrisa neighborhood.
In the middle of the concrete jungle that is Mexico City lay the remains of a ceremonial center dedicated to one of Mesoamerica's most unique deities, the mighty Mixcóatl.
During antiquity, Pisté was a part of Chichén Itzá’s outskirts, stretching out several miles in every direction from the archaeological park that exists today.
Mexico has announced plans to open two new archaeological sites to the public in Quintana Roo.
Though the town is very small, it makes for a worthwhile stop on the way to El Cuyo, the ruins of Kulubá, or Las Coloradas.
The autumn equinox is here, and there's no better place to witness it than Dzibilchaltún.
The exquisitely preserved ruins of the ancient city of Acatitlán are just a short drive from Mexico City.
A new line of comics titled "Aztec Empire” brings to the page in stunning color an account of the fall of this great civilization.
Avoid scammers and crowds at Chichén Itzá with our 10 essential tips.
View of group E, taken from the top of Sinunchen / Ch’el’s pyramid. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht / Yucatán Magazine
Tucked between five-star resorts along Cancún’s hotel zone sits the remains of the prehispanic settlement of San Miguelito.
Nestled in the central Mexican highlands and surrounded by Mexico's most iconic volcanic chain lay the ancient city of Cholula.
Tlatelolco is fairly unique among archaeological sites in Mexico, as both its ancient and contemporary histories evoke intense feelings.